This summer, a wealth of experience,
tips and advice was shared with
#Bucknell2019 on the @BucknellU
Instagram account. Our favorite batch?
Everyone’s cherished (and occasionally
feared) nonmatriculated classmates:
the squirrels. Fifty-one current students
and alumni offered bushy-tailed
comments. Read a selection of
• The squirrels are crazy — legitimately
• Ray the squirrel lives in the trashcan
outside the D wing of Smith ... beware.
• Rage-filled beasts who fear no human!
• Keep screens in your windows
because they will jump into your
windows and eat everything.
• THEY GROWL!!
• Don’t talk on the phone with your
mom while passing by a garbage can.
A squirrel WILL jump out and you
WILL shout an explicative through
the phone in your shock.
• Their tails are so big because they’re
full of secrets.
• Fair warning — when you toss your
trash in an outdoor garbage can,
always be prepared for a squirrel to
jump out of the can at you!
• The best is when they leap from pillar
to pillar on the Dana entrance stairs.
• You guys are making me scared.
To add your own squirrely (or nonsquirrely)
advice for the newest Bucknellians, go to
Just one of our little furry
There are some very important things incoming Bucknell students need to know — like what o order at the Flying Bison and when to do laundry — and who better to tell them than fellow Bucknellians?
By Heather Peavey Johns
The staff of Bucknell Magazine
strives to bring you compelling
stories about Bucknellians doing
amazing things on campus and
throughout the world. To share
those stories with students, parents
and alumni wherever they are, and
in as many media as possible, we
are proud to announce the new
Bucknell Magazine app.
Available for iOS and Android
devices, the app displays most of
our editorial content (Class Notes
not included) just as it appears in
the print edition, enhanced with
additional photos, videos, audio
recordings and online-exclusive
stories. Just tap anywhere you see
an orange plus icon to open extra
content. Multimedia and bonus
content are also available at bucknell.
edu/bmagazine. Below is some of
what you’ll find in this issue:
• Take a photo tour of the world’s
largest pipe organ with Billie Jane
Boyer Maul ’57, and hear the
organ play the Bucknell fight song
and alma mater.
• Step inside Bucknell’s new
residence-life complex, South
• Relive your first week on campus
with video highlights from
• Join Herbert Wilcox ’50 as he
tracks the paths of six Bucknellians
over 60 years from their arrival
on campus to retirement within
300 yards of one another in an
online exclusive story.
To download the app, search
for Bucknell Magazine in the App
Store and Google Play, or visit
— Matt Hughes
We’re So Appy!